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Post by queenpanther55 on Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:12 am

Just incase anyone haven't read this blog.

Very interesting story about Michael... lol! lol! lol!
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Here it Goes:

Just a few more random stories that I didn't manage to include in my original article...

--Once, Michael asked me to run down the street to McDonalds to grab some lunch for him. This was a pretty rare request, as he usually had a personal chef come in every day to prepare his meals. Anyway, when I asked him what he wanted, he admitted that he had no idea what they served, and that he had just heard from people that the food was good there!

I ended up getting him one sample of nearly every item from the menu. He took a small bite of each, and then told me what he liked and what he didn't. If I remember correctly, he really liked their fish sandwich.

--When the title track "Dangerous" was being recorded, Michael was injured in the studio and had to be rushed to the hospital! A temporary recording booth that we had built for him collapsed and knocked him on the head just as he started singing.

He ended up being just fine, and for a long time, we used to play an early mix of the song which started with a sample of him screaming in pain as the walls came tumbling down!

--He was amazing in the studio. He has the equivalent of a photographic memory for music. He could sing something 40 different ways, and then two weeks later, remember that takes # 6 and 27 were the best ones.

--We recorded so much music for Dangerous, that it was nearly impossible for MJ to pick out what was going to end up on the album. At once point, it was going to be a double album, as he had well over two hours of music chosen for the release.

When Sony decided they wanted it all to fit on a single CD, Michael kept coming back with lists of his his "final" selections, but they almost always added up to over 74 minutes--the maximum running time for the disc. I remember them going back and forth on this for weeks.

--Madonna visited MJ in the studio exactly one time. They spent a little while in his "private" room in the back, and then she left. When I asked Micheal later about her visit, he said that she "scared" him.

I think we all speculated that she tried to make a "move" on him, but Michael never said. In any event, we never saw her again after that...

--Brooke Shields used to call him on the phone a lot. This was the pre-cell phone era, so I would usually answer his calls and then have to go find him in the studio. She was always really nice to me.

The Backstreet Boys came by one day, too. And, in the whole time I worked there, Janet only stopped by once as well.

--There were originally three production teams working in our studio. After working up about a half a dozen songs with one of them, Michael decided he didn't like any of the stuff they had come up with, and fired them. I think some of these songs eventually came out in later releases...

--When Teddy Riley was brought on board, he didn't want to work in our studio. So for three months, our studio sat empty, and my whole job consisted of driving tapes back and forth between our place and Teddy's.

--MJ was very concerned about the Gulf War. Once, he asked me if I was going to have to go fight with the Army. When I told him I was planning on staying right where I was, he said "that's good--because if you go to the war, you could die."

--Michale had some $900 remote-controlled motorcycles delivered to the studio one day. He asked me to come out to the parking lot to try them out, and when we were messing around with them, he drove his motorcycle out of the lot and into the alley, when a car came by and ran it over!

He thought that was really funny. I couldn't believe that he could laugh so much at losing a thousand-dollar toy.

--He still has my ink pin!
posted by Sam L. Parity at 3:57 AM on Nov 12, 2007
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Re: MADONNA scared MJ - very funny story

Post by lovelidae on Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:21 am

Really sweet stories. I love hearing about the normal things MJ did. Sam Parity is one lucky man and I love how he ended the post by saying "he still has my pen".

These kinds of stories make MJ even cuter. Yep, he's just a normal guy underneath those sparkly socks.

Great post, we need more of these.
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Post by Jubilee on Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:36 am

I'M IN LOVE!!! xxxxxxxxxxx
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Post by April-R on Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:27 am

lovelidae wrote:Really sweet stories. I love hearing about the normal things MJ did. Sam Parity is one lucky man and I love how he ended the post by saying "he still has my pen".

These kinds of stories make MJ even cuter. Yep, he's just a normal guy underneath those sparkly socks.

Great post, we need more of these.

Agree!
I want to read more of these Smile
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Post by Jubilee on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:01 am

April-R wrote:
lovelidae wrote:Really sweet stories. I love hearing about the normal things MJ did. Sam Parity is one lucky man and I love how he ended the post by saying "he still has my pen".

These kinds of stories make MJ even cuter. Yep, he's just a normal guy underneath those sparkly socks.

Great post, we need more of these.

Agree!
I want to read more of these

Me too me too where can we find them?? xxx
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Post by Smelly on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:18 am

I wanna read more aswell, I like these kind of stories Smile
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Post by queenpanther55 on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:41 am

Another story of him...

sorry guys i dont know how to upload the pictures...

just visit this blog if you want to read it : http://axecollectorblog.blogspot.com/search?updated-min=2007-01-01T00%3A00%3A00-08%3A00&updated-max=2008-01-01T00%3A00%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=13

A few weeks ago, I was at a staff meeting for new employees where everyone in the room was asked to mention one interesting thing about themselves that nobody else would know. I waited patiently 'til my turn came around, and then calmly explained how Michael Jackson once sent me to J.C. Penney to buy him underwear.

Since I have told my friends this story countless times, I was a little surprised by the strong reaction people had to my off-the-cuff comment. I guess I shouldn't have been. Like him or not, there is no denying that Michael Jackson is still a force of nature. Even my 5th graders are aware of him, and they were all of three years old when his last record came out! So to set the record straight, here is the account of my years with the so-called King of Pop.

Back in 1989, I was a fresh-faced college grad in Los Angeles searching for my first job. Since I was one of the six people that year who actually went to college just to learn how to work in a recording studio, I had no problem landing a position at one of the major studios in Hollywood. Of course, even with an expensive college degree, you couldn't just expect to start off working with bands inside the building, because that required actual EXPERIENCE, which of course was what everyone else was out getting while I was pursuing my worthless degree.

Instead, they stuck me out in the parking shack across the street for two months. Strangely enough, I had some experience in this area, as I had spent the summer working as a valet in a garage near Fenway Park.

Parking cars for rock stars certainly had its moments. Iggy Pop once drove up in a Hyundai with no windshield. Either Milli or Vanilli tipped me a dollar for parking their Jeep. The Beastie Boys all sped off laughing one day in their rented Escort, and then drove straight up to Mulholland Drive and pushed it over the cliff. And once a week during lunch, David Crosby handed me a twenty-dollar bill to take his brand-new BMW 750 to the car wash, which really only set me back like three bucks. Once when I brought it back to him, he handed me another twenty for a tip.
Nevertheless, a promotion was inevitable, and in the winter of '89. I was promoted to the midnight to eight janitorial position. At least I was happy to be inside the building, as it was getting cold in the unheated parking shack. But I knew absolutely nothing about cleaning toilets and mopping floors, as evidenced by the huge cloud of noxious smoke that spewed from the cleaning bucket on my first night when I mixed the bleach and ammonia together.

Washing David Crosby's car for twenty bucks was one thing. But cleaning the studio bathroom after David Crosby had been in there for twenty minutes was a different deal entirely. For starters, I was supposed to stay awake all night, but after six hours of cleaning the entire building, this was easier said then done. Finally, one morning as I was leaving, the studio manager asked me to take two small brass elephant bookends home and polish them up before my next shift. I spent the day looking for another job instead, and found one right away at a studio down the street on Sunset Blvd.

At my new job, I was hired on as a "runner," which meant I got to run errands all over LA in my trusty '84 VW Rabbit. A couple months later, they moved me out to a studio in the San Fernando Valley for a "special" project.

This project would eventually become Michael Jackson's "Dangerous" album. When I first started, Michael was working with three different groups of producers all trying to take the place of Quincy Jones, who had not been chosen to work on this project. I think Michael wanted to go out on his own for this one, but the problem was that he had no idea what he wanted! One day, Slash from Guns N' Roses would be recording a searing guitar solo, while the next day, a chorus of thirty children would be singing a nursery rhyme or something.

Michael didn't say much to me at first, until one day he ran in screaming that there was a "vagabond" sitting in the alley behind the studio. I took a look, expecting Charlie Chaplin to pop out or something, but there was just some homeless guy sipping malt liquor out of a bag on the back steps.

Eventually, Michael warmed up to me, and even started talking to me once in a while if he was in the mood. Once, he asked if I was going to have to go fight in the (Gulf) war. I told him I was probably too old to be drafted, and he responded by saying that he was relieved, because "if you went to the war, you could die."

He also started sending me out on errands, like going out with his credit card one afternoon to fill his huge Blazer up with gasoline. If I remember correctly, he had an auxiliary gas tank mounted, so he could get up to his ranch without having to get out and fill up along the way.

I guess I should mention at this point that Michael is an awful driver. He hit everyone's car in the studio lot at least once, including mine. One time, he rear-ended a guy on the 101 freeway, and just left the scene because the guy got out of his car and started screaming at him. Eventually, he gave up and got someone to drive him in to work every day.

Other memorable experiences include calling Tower Records (RIP) an hour before they closed, and having them shut down early so that Michael and I could go shopping. Even thought it was just up the road, I was glad to get out of MJ's car and into the safety of the store! I think he dropped about $1500 on CDs that night.

Anyway, one day Michael shyly asked me if I could do him a special favor. I'm pretty sure this was after he stopped driving, so I guess he really didn't have any other way to get stuff during the day. Of course I agreed, which was when he told me flat-out that he had just run out of underwear.

For pretty much the whole two years that I worked with him, Michael came in every day wearing black dress pants and a red button-down shirt. He had a whole rack of just these two items in his office, which I assume he either had cleaned and returned to him, or just threw away at the end of the day. But on this particular day, I guess he was running low on drawers.

At first, he just said that he wanted underwear. When I asked him what kind, he just repeated "Underwear!" When I told him I wasn't his mother and didn't know what to get, he kind of laughed, and then said "Hanes thirty please." When I was almost out the door however, he came running up and yelled "make them thirty-twos, I don't want them to be too tight!" So there it is folks. The King of Pop wears tightie-whities!

Other than that, I never saw any funny business going on for the two years I worked with him. I really enjoyed this experience, and even got my name on the CD! Michael was always polite and reserved in the studio, but he had his silly moments as well.

He was also really concerned about doing anything that would inadvertently upset anybody around him. Even though he was spending five thousand bucks a day on studio time, Michael left me this note one day on my desk. I kept it as a souvenir, and pull it out now and then if people ever question my story. It pretty much tells you everything you need to know about him as a person and an artist.

*More discussion on this post can be found here. For the purposes of clarification, Michael was just telling me that he took a pen off my desk. Also, the French translation of "tightie-whities" to "panties," although humorous, is not accurate. The type of undergarment I am describing is just a plain white pair of men's cotton briefs. Many men continue to wear these into adulthood, though most switch to boxer shorts at some point.
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Post by MJFoReVeRandAlways on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:44 am

Haha these were so awesome. Poor Michael, scared of the big wolf Madonna

Thanks for sharing!!
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Post by bibi on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:49 am

hahha...thank you!! iI adore reading these!!!
we all know by now about Michael's driving skills..so real car or remote controlled, he would still crash it
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Post by queenpanther55 on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:52 am

Funny Chris Tucker: Late Night With Conan O'Brian share his story!

August 6, 2007

Transcribed by http://MJJR.net/

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Conan: You also, I gotta ask about this, you hang out with Michael Jackson?

Tucker: Yeah. Michael is my boy, we hang out. We don't see each other that much, but when I see him--

Conan: No, cause he isn't, he's not around hanging out with just other people. You and he are hanging out? You're friends?

Tucker: We bump into each other around the world, man. It's like-- and it's cool 'cause he call me sometimes to check up on me, to see how I'm doing. He's like, "[MJ] How you doing, Chris?" And when he really miss me, he call me Christmas. "[MJ] Hey Christmas, how are you?"

Conan: He calls you Christmas?

Tucker: He call me Christmas. It feel good, at first I was like, "why you call--" but then it started sounding good and I was like, "Say that again, Mike." "[MJ] Christmas, is that what you mean?" Yeah!

Conan: Do you ever go in public anywhere with Michael Jackson? Cause what's that like?

Tucker: You know what, we go to the movies sometimes. We go to the movies, both of us like going to the movies. So we go to the movies, but it's hard because Michael got to sneak in the movie right before it start, so Michael come in there with like a ninja suit on; he's hiding, all black. All of a sudden I'm sitting there wondering, "Where's Michael?" And I turn around and he's like, "[MJ] Hey Chris!" And I'm like, "Ooh Man! How long you been here?!?" "[MJ] About five minutes. I'm sorry. Did I scare you? Sorry Chris." And then you know, we sneak in, all this stuff. He sneaks in at the last minute, he does all this stuff, security bring us popcorn and stuff, you know, like he tryin' to hide, you know. "[Impersonation] Here you go, Mr. Jackson." You know.

Conan: Yeah.

Tucker: And then all of a sudden, we watching a movie, he's the loudest person in there!

Conan: Really?

Tucker: Yeah. He's watching a movie, he's like, "[MJ] Hee hee!" I say, "Michael, would you shut up before people see you?!" "[MJ] I'm sorry, it was funny Chris!"

Conan: Yeah, and then Prince is somewhere else, "[Prince] Woo hoo!" "[MJ] Hee hee!"

Tucker: (Jokingly) "That sound like Prince in the movie theater too! Why we all stuck in here?" "[MJ] Cause he came with me."

Conan: Wow, that's just-- I gotta try that sometime. I gotta try and bump into you guys when you do that.

Tucker: It's fun, you know? You get to hang out with other celebrities, man. People I idolize, so it's cool.

Conan: That's very cool.

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Post by queenpanther55 on Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:55 am

Jackie Chan says his story! LOL & Chris Tucker!: Jimmy Kimmel!
August 7, 2007

Transcribed by http://MJJR.net/

[Approximated Dialect]

...

Chan: You should see [Chris Tucker], how he sings Michael Jackson.

Tucker: I sing all the time, man.

Kimmel: You do sing Michael Jackson?

Tucker: All the time. "[Singing] Dangerous! Girl is so dangerous." Thank you.

...

Kimmel: Do you keep in touch with Michael? Do you talk to him regularly?

Tucker: I see him every blue moon, cause he's all over the world. Sometimes we bump into each other when we're traveling. Like we bumped into each other last time when we was in London. And I know Michael was in the hotel because everybody was outside yelling, "Michael! Michael!" And I was mad, cause my window-- they was yelling in my window. I said, "Michael's on the other side of the hotel! And I gotta get some sleep, I got an interview tomorrow morning!"

Kimmel: Have you introduced Jackie to Michael yet?

Tucker: I don't know. Michael wanted to meet Jackie though, he always tell me "I wanna meet Jackie Chan."

Chan: He did call me--

Kimmel: Oh he did?

Chan: He did call me one time.

Kimmel: Really?

Chan: I was sleeping. He called my assistant, who answered the phone. "[MJ] Can I have Mr. Chan?" "Who's Speaking?" "[MJ] This is Michael." My assistant, "Michael, what?" "[MJ] Michael Jackson." "Okay, I'm sorry--" then my assistant hang up the phone. That afternoon I wake up, because I'm in a day, night show. That afternoon I wake up. [Claps] "Big Brother--" they call me Big Brother, "Big Brother, you know who [called]? Michael Jackson!" "No!" "Yes! Michael Jackson called!" I said, "Why didn't you call me?! Why didn't you call me?!"

Tucker: He talks so low he probably thought somebody was playing on the phone.

Kimmel: Yeah, well it could've been--

Tucker: "[MJ] It's Michael."

Kimmel: That could've been the case.

Tucker: Speak up! "[MJ] Michael Jackson! Thriller, Beat It, Bad!"

...
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Post by MJFoReVeRandAlways on Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:00 am

Hahaha absolutely love these
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Post by queenpanther55 on Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:07 am

Very Very Funny Story of Will.I.Am Talks About MJ Again

13th June 2009

Black Eyed Peas singer Will.i.am gave an interview to CraveOnline.com and again answered questions about this work with Michael Jackson:
Crave Online: How was that experience with Michael Jackson?

Will.i.am: That felt like a dream. You’re there in Ireland. It’s green hills. It’s Michael Jackson. You’re in the cottage making beats, dance beats. He’s like dancing and sh*t.

I’m like, “I’m hungry.” He says, “Why don’t you take the horse? Take the horse and pick apples. It’s wonderful. We love doing it. The horses love going apple picking.” I’m like, “All right, I’ll f*cking go.” I swear to God. I’m on a f*cking horse. Michael Jackson’s like, “Wow, it’s great.” The horse is picking apples. I’m like picking apples and junk, putting them in a bag.

I’m like wow, this is like picking apples with Michael Jackson on horseback. Look at that sh*t, right?

Crave Online: Will that be a good comeback?

Will.i.am: The dude keeps breaking records. He holds the highest amount of records that you could sell. No one’s ever going to sell that amount of records. Why? Because there are no more record stores. So you’re never going to beat his records. Never, ever, ever in the history of records in life. Not even you, never. How about that? How about no one’s ever going to outsell Michael Jackson at selling records because the record industry is over. Game over. There’s no more record stores. With no more record stores there’s no more pressing plants. With no more pressing plants, there’s no more charts.
Now he broke another record. What’d he sell? A million tickets? It was like 500,000 in an hour. The thing broke down basically. The dude’s like, “Okay, why don’t you just like?”

Crave Online: But can he perform still?

Will.i.am: He was in my house. It’s one thing you hear rumours, but when the guy’s in your house, laying on your floor as you’re playing beats. He’s like, “Will.i.am, I love this beat.” He’s laying and his feet are up on the chair, he’s kicking his feet.
I’m like dude, Michael Jackson’s laying on my floor. Michael Jackson’s laying on my floor. He’s testing his voice and three hours has passed. He’s just mi mi mi mi mi mi mi mi mi, mi mi mi mi mi mi mi mi mi. He’s doing both voice testing just to sing for five minutes. He’s testing his voice for three hours to sing for five minutes. I don’t know. Fergie don’t do that sh*t. Usher don’t do that sh*t. None of the people that you think still got it do that. I’ve seen it, in my house.

Crave Online: Is that because he’s more fragile?

Will.i.am: No, that’s because he’s a perfectionist and he just likes testing his voice. “I just love, you know, this is all we have is flesh and bones. That’s it. It’s just flesh. That’s all we got. I want to protect it and take care of it, because this is my voice. This is my thing.”

That’s right. I’m like dude, can we record now? Because it’s three hours, and it’s only going take five minutes. “No, I just want to warm it up.” Like dude, that’s hot. It’s warmed up.
But I don’t know what he’s going to use from what we’ve done, but I have memories, the stuff I did on Thriller 25 is up. If he uses any of the original things that we’ve done, great. If he didn’t, I have my memories and the things that we’ve done is awesome. I learned so much from the dude. He’s cool. And he has it. I’ve seen it. He mi mi mi’d for three hours. Perfect pitch.

Crave Online: Will you be there at the concert?

Will.i.am: I don’t know but I know that one time I was in Vegas and he’s like, “Oh, I heard you’re in Vegas.” I was like, “Yeah, we have a show tonight. Can you come?” “What time you guys go on?” We go on at 9 o’clock. I swear to God, “Oh, rats.” He said rats. “Oh, rats, I can’t. I’ve got to put the kids to sleep.” All right, well after we perform with the Peas, I’m performing with Prince. You should come to the show. So Prince invited me to perform with him at the Palms. Maybe you can come see me perform with Prince. So Michael Jackson says, “Oh really? I’d love to. Call Prince and see if it’s cool.” I call Prince’s assistant. She’s like sure. So I’m like, “Yo, Mike, it’s great.”

Come on, dude. This sh*t ain’t real. To me, that that happened, it sounds like a big @ss lie, right? Yeah, I’ll just call Prince and then bring Michael Jackson but it’s the realest sh*t.

So, I’m late. I’m late. I’m in the cab, like aw, man, what a time to be f*ckin’ late. I’m always late and I’m late for Michael Jackson to see me perform with Prince. So I hop off the cab and I’m running in Las Vegas. I’m running and people are like, “Wyclef!” I’m like f*ck you, right? Then I run and I get to the place and I perform for Prince and I walk off stage and Michael’s there. He’s like, “That was awesome.” Mind you, we were already in Ireland. He’s like, “That was awesome. I didn’t know you rapped.” I was like, “What? You don’t know I rap? I’m in the Black Eyed Peas.” “I didn’t think it was you that was the rapper. I thought it was the other guy.” I was like, “No, that’s me, dude.” “You’re awesome, that was awesome. We need to do something like that on my record where you rap and I sing.” Yeah, but that was a great experience to have Mike see me perform with Prince. It was nuts. That’s great, cool.
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Post by Jubilee on Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:08 am

Brilliant where are you getting these!! xxxx
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Post by queenpanther55 on Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:15 am

Brett Ratner Shares his story about MJ too!: The A.V. Club

August 7th, 2007

Interviewed by Nathan Rabin

Source: http://www.avclub.com/

...

[Michael Jackson Excerpts]

AVC: So Chris, speaking of black music, you're probably the only man in the world who's appeared in videos for both Michael Jackson and Tupac. Can you kind of compare and contrast the two?

Tucker: I almost died over in Tupac's video. I was in the back of a Jeep, and I was being young, and crazy, and we was in a desert going over these sand dunes. Michael Clarke Duncan, from Green Mile, grabbed me, because I didn't know we was going over sand dunes. I'm in the video like, "Yaaaah!" It was a helicopter shot. It was like, what do you call it? The Warrior?

Ratner: Road Warrior.

Tucker: Yeah, Road Warrior. So I'm playing this crazy guy, and if he didn't grab my back, I would have fell over the thing. That's what I remember about the Tupac video. And I met a fine girl on the video set. With Michael Jackson, it was just working with the legend and working with someone that I admired. That was incredible. A lot of my career, I judge it off Michael, because Michael didn't go out, he didn't do an album every year. He did an album every five years, and he'll come out and make a big thing. He never really overexposed himself. I think I learned a lot watching him, and not overexposing myself in a lot of ways.

AVC: Was that the beginning of your friendship with him, working on that video?

Tucker: We knew of each other. Of course I knew Michael Jackson. If you watch all my movies, there's something to do with Michael in them, for some reason. I guess because I grew up with him. And Scarface, I grew up watching Scarface all the time. That started around Rush Hour 2, yeah, that's when I met him. I was in New York, and I called and said, "I want to meet Michael. Is Michael around?" Couldn't get in touch with him. Flew all the way in a private plane back to L.A., and as soon as I landed and I checked my messages, Michael's people called and said, "Chris, Michael want to meet with you in the morning." I went up to the cockpit, I told the pilots to fly me back to New York, because I'm going to meet with Michael Jackson tomorrow at the Four Seasons Hotel. They said, "What? We've got to call the office, we can't just do this shit." They called the office, and they said, "Alright. Another $50,000." Flew me back to New York, landed, met with Michael that morning, then flew back to L.A. that night. I didn't even leave the plane. We were just taxiing on the runway, checking my messages. That's the first time I ever met Michael. I was on a private plane, in L.A., flew back. That's when I met him. I never told you that. I got crazy, like I spent a lot of money.

AVC: What was kind of your impression of Michael Jackson?

Tucker: He's just a normal person. Nice. He's a very kind person, nice. Really shy. Just a lot of fun to be around, because he's just nice.

AVC: Do you think he's misunderstood?

Tucker: Yeah, he's misunderstood, because he's had a different life. He's accomplished so much in his life, and he's so talented. He's just a genius.

Ratner: He doesn't really belong on this planet. He's the most important figure in the history of music. He'll be remembered far longer than George Bush will. 200 years from now, people will be talking about Michael Jackson, and no one's going to mention George Bush.

AVC: I remember growing up, he was the most famous person in the world.

Ratner: It's not even that. It's like the people who create something. Mozart is much more famous than Napoleon, for instance. Mozart is creating something that's lasting forever in music. Michael does not even belong. It's like God is channeling through him. Even if he sits here with us, and just sings like three notes, it's like, "Oh my God." It's beyond anything. I've worked with a hundred of the biggest artists in the world, from Madonna to Mariah Carey, and he is just beyond. He's at a whole other level, spiritually. He's got the God spot. Everyone has it, everyone has that God spot, but it's just the way he's in tune with it. He has it. It's right there, and when he starts to sing, God has just opened it up for him. That's why he's not comfortable around people and things, because he's just such a unique-he feels blessed just to be himself. "I can't believe I'm Michael Jackson." [Laughs.] That's what it is, really. He is one of the most unique people. I've spent a lot of time with him, so has Chris. Just sitting in the back of a car, and music playing, and then him, he moves like God is going through him. Not to knock Usher or anybody else, but you see when they're dancing, they're like, "One, two, three, four." He's just like, natural. He's amazing, he really is amazing. He's got a bad rap, but the truth is, he's a child. Michael Jackson never grew up, but that's what makes him so special.

Tucker: That's what he says about Brett. "I like Brett, because he's just a kid. He never lost that essence."

Ratner: Mike has the mind of a kid, and when you have the mind of a kid, you're smarter than an adult. You see through all the BS. Kids, you know how they are? They just say the truth.

AVC: There's a sort of purity to it.

Ratner: Purity to it. He's a pure person. There's no malicious intent in him at all. He's a kid. That's the true essence of a kid. There's nobody more kid-like than Michael Jackson. People may say, "Oh, he needs to grow up, he's a 40-something-year-old man," but the truth is, that's what makes him special. He sees the world in a different way. He can read the mind of an adult better than an adult can read his mind. That's what makes him so special.

Tucker: And he understands that, because that's what he told me about Brett. [Laughs.]

Ratner: "Brett's an asshole." "No, Brett's great!" That's what we all have in common. See, that's the thing. Michael loves movies. He loves entertainment. He loves music. We spent all our time with him watching movies. Listening to music. Dancing. Singing. Having fun. Every time Chris would leave the house, we'd be in Miami, and he'd go with Michael Jackson. "Where'd you go?" "Oh, we just went to Barry Gibb's house and we were just singing Bee Gees songs."

Tucker: Him and Barry Gibb were singing with each other. It was crazy.

Ratner: [Imitates Barry Gibb.]

Tucker: Michael singing, [Michael Jackson voice] "How deep is your love, is your love."
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I love these articles!!! Smile I love hearing personal stories about him from people who have nothing to gain...it's so refreshing! The Michael Jackson we all love is definitely the real deal. I love you I just said love a lot. Laughing
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Post by Jubilee on Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:50 am

ILuvUMoreMJ wrote:I love these articles!!! I love hearing personal stories about him from people who have nothing to gain...it's so refreshing! The Michael Jackson we all love is definitely the real deal. I just said love a lot.

That's because Michael is LOVE Very Happy xxxx
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